Foundations Derby Stock Goes Up.: C. J. McKennas Candidate Works Mile in 1:39 4/5 in Sensational Fashion at Lexington., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-05


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FOUNDATIONS DERBY STOCK GOES UP C J McKennas Candidate Works Mile in 139 in Sensational Fashion at Lexington Lexington Ky April 2 delayed in transmission C J McKennas Kentucffy Derby candidate Foundation created a sensation among horsemen this morning by working a mile in 138J over the Ken ¬ tucky Associations course Jockey Hicks was in the saddle and kept a good steady hold on his mount Will McDaniel who is preparing Foundation for his Kentucky Derby engagement was vigorously signall ¬ ing to Hicks to pull up after seveneighths had been covered coveredJ J 0 Keene trainer of J N Camdens Kentucky Derby candidate Helios Bub May J S Hawkins T C McDowell and others who were watching the workout were generally of the opinion that Founda ¬ tion would have made the circuit of the track in 1 i8 had his rider permitted him to The fractional time was Threequarters in 112 seveneighths in 125 mile in 139 pulled up mile and an eighth in 155 cantering at the end When he pulled up he did not draw a long breath breathThe The work was considered marvelous for so early in the season and convinced the trainers who wit ¬ nessed it that Hawthorn Helios and the other Derby favorites would have a hard nut to crack in beating this fellow As soon as the work was ended turf sharps and bettors made a bee lino for town to try to get a bet In the winter book at Louisville A turfman who a few days ago bet 50 on Foundation at 30 to 1 called up Ixniisville on the phone and tried to get on 100 at 25 to 1 which was the quoted price tills morning but was told that 15 to 1 was the best he could get Others who had wit ¬ nessed the colts performance having evidently beaten this bettor to the wire wireFoundation Foundation is beautifully bred being by Nastur ¬ tium out of Meddlesome She by Meddler and Is a strapping big muscular follow Will Daniel in whose bands he Is prepared Boundless to win the 50000 Worlds Fair Derby Kings DerbyKings Daughter has foaled a brown filly by Og den Other recent foals at T C McDowells Ash ¬ land Farm are a black colt by Waterl oy Fancv wood and a chestnut lilly by Voter Belle of Ash ¬ land

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